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An Account of Genghis Khan’s Son Chaghatai Khan’s Rule in Turan

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Chaghatai Khan, Genghis Khan’s second son, was distinguished among his brothers for his awesomeness, political acumen, and knowledge of the Yasa and Törä. When Genghis Khan was dividing his kingdom he gave him Transoxiana, part of Khwarazm,...

The Turkic Tribes that have also had Separate Monarchs and Leaders but do not have a Close Relationship to the Tribes Mentioned in the Previous Division or to the Mongols yet are Close to them in Physiognomy and Language

Rashiduddin Fazlullah

Rashiduddin Fazlullah was grand vizier to the Mongol rulers of Iran. He was commissioned by the monarch Gazan Khan (1295-1304) to compile a history of all the peoples of the world. He set up a charitable foundation outside Tabriz, which included a hospital, pharmacy, a theological school, a school for orphans, a scriptorium and a library. He was put to death in 1318. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume III: Jami‘u’ t-Tawarikh: Compendium of Chronicles (Tome 1)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Each of these nations has had a monarch or leader, their yurt s and dwelling places were delineated, and each has branched off into various subdivisions. These nations are held in high esteem at this time by the other...

Genghis Khan’s Progeny who Ruled Autonomously and Independently in Iran

Khwandamir

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume II: Habibu’s-Siyar: The History of the Mongols and Genghis Khan (Tome 3)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Those of Genghis Khan’s progeny who ruled in Iran are seventeen in number. Among these, nine ruled with the greatest of power and authority, and the other eight did not possess autonomy but considered themselves padishahs and rulers...

The Turkic Nations that are now called Mongols but in Times Past were Separate Nations, Each with its own Language and Name

Rashiduddin Fazlullah

Rashiduddin Fazlullah was grand vizier to the Mongol rulers of Iran. He was commissioned by the monarch Gazan Khan (1295-1304) to compile a history of all the peoples of the world. He set up a charitable foundation outside Tabriz, which included a hospital, pharmacy, a theological school, a school for orphans, a scriptorium and a library. He was put to death in 1318. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Wheeler M. Thackston

Wheeler M. Thackston is an orientalist and a distinguished translator and editor of Persian and Arabic historical and literary works. Author of a number of noted Persian and Arabic grammars, he is Emeritus Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilzations, Harvard University. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Classical Writings of the Medieval Islamic World : Persian Histories of the Mongol Dynasties, Volume III: Jami‘u’ t-Tawarikh: Compendium of Chronicles (Tome 1)

I.B.Tauris, 2012

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...Each of these nations had a leader and a commander, and from each of them branched off tribes and clans, like the Jalayir, the Oyirat, the Tatar, &c., as will be explained in this chapter. Their yurt s (grazing...

Curriculum

MJ Toswell

M. J. Toswell is Professor of English at the University of Western Ontario. A lifelong addict of governance, serving many roles both in the academic field and outside it, she currently serves on both Senate and the Board of Governors at Western. She publishes on Old English, manuscript codicology, and medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Today’s Medieval University

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...Today a seventeen-year-old Danish student planning to study physics can decide to start her degree in Belgium at the University of Leuven in order to do some physics in French; in second year, she might check the rankings of the top...

Paper, Stone, Scissors: ‘Alā’ Al-Dīn Kayqubād, ‘Iṣmat Al-Dunyā Wa ’L-Dīn, and the Writing of Seljuk History

The Seljuks of Anatolia : Court and Society in the Medieval Middle East

I.B. Tauris, 2013

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...I would like to thank editors Andrew Peacock and Sara Nur Yıldız, conference participants Gary Leiser, Oya Pancaroğlu and Rustam Shukurov, and the Uluborlu Municipality and Museum for their assistance.This chapter addresses three main...

In the Proximity of Sultans: Majd Al-Dīn IsḥāQ, Ibn ‘Arabī and the Seljuk Court

Sara Nur Yıldız

Sara Nur Yildiz is Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Orient-Institut, Istanbul. She holds a PhD in Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations from the University of Chicago. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Haşim Şahin

Haşim Şahin

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The Seljuks of Anatolia : Court and Society in the Medieval Middle East

I.B. Tauris, 2013

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...MawlānāJalāl al-Dīn Muḥammad, Kitāb-i fīhi mā fīhi, ed. Badī‘ al-Zamān Furūzanfar (Tehran: Intishārāt-i Nigāh, 1387 sh./2008 {3rd edition}), p. 15. This and all translations into English belong to the authors unless otherwise specified...

‘Him of Alagna’

Barbara Reynolds

Barbara Reynolds is one of the world's best known Dante scholars. She completed the Penguin translation of Paradiso after the death of Dorothy L Sayers. She also translated Dante's early work La Vita Nuova and Ariosto's Orlando Furioso. In addition, she has written a biography of Dorothy L Sayers and edited The Cambridge Itallan Dictionary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dante : The Poet, the Thinker, the Man

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...In 1300, the fictional date of the Commedia, Pope Boniface VIII was still alive; indeed that was the year of the great Jubilee. By the time Dante wrote Canto XIX of Inferno Boniface had been dead for several years, his demise having been...

Scholarship and Science under the Qara Khitai (1124–1218)

The Coming of the Mongols

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...This study was supported by grant 602/12 of the Israel Science Foundation, and made use of the database of the ERC Project Mobility, Empire and Cross Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia (Grant Agreement n. 312397).One of the distinctive...

The Preacher and the Pope: Jacques de Vitry and Honorius III at the time of the Fifth Crusade (1216–27)

Jan Vandeburie

Jan Vandeburie, University of Leicester, UK Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Papacy, Crusade, and Christian–Muslim Relations

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...I am grateful to the School of History and Faculty of Humanities of the University of Kent for the travel grant enabling me to participate in the sessions in honour of James Powell at the Medieval Congresses at Kalamazoo and Leeds. I am...